TELE3012 - Advanced Sensorsystems


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination. For a complete course description, see previous academic years.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 50/100
School exam 50/100 3 hours D

Course content

Electrical, optical, acoustic and electromagnetic measurement methods. System characteristics. Noise and interference. Signal conditioning. Signal processing. Measurement accuracy. Graphic programming with virtual instrumentation and programming in LabVIEW. Project planning, data presentation and reporting.

Learning outcome

Expected Learning Outcomes: Knowledge: After completing the course, the candidate should be able to: - explain the behaviour and characteristics of selected electrical or optical sensors - describe and interpret static and dynamic characteristics of measurement systems - describe the effect of noise and interference, as well as describe methods for reducing them - the principles and use of computer assisted measurement techniques with control of instruments, measuring equipment and data collection. Skills: After completing the course, students should be able to: - design measurement system that meet requirements wrt. accuracy and dynamic response - model signal and noise and calculate expected target accuracy in a measurement system - program data acquisition and data presentation - document experiments and measurement data General competence: After completing the course, students should be able to: - evaluate specifications, design, construction, and operate a sensor system

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises and project work.

Compulsory assignments

  • Lab exercises

Further on evaluation

To pass the exam, at least 75% of exercises must be approved. Folder assessment provides basis for final grade in the subject. The folder includes a written final exam of 50% and a project of 50%. The result for the parts is entered in% -points, while grading for the entire folder (final grade) is given as letter grade. Re-sit examination: March.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Electrical Engineering (BIELEKTRO)
Electrical Engineering (FTHINGEL)

Required previous knowledge

Access to the course requires admission to the study program Electrical Engineering (FTHINGEL)

Course materials

Given at semester start.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IELET3109 7.5 AUTUMN 2021
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Version: A
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Electronic Systems


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Work 50/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD School exam 50/100 D 2021-12-10 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
SL318 Sluppenvegen 14 1
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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